Reports: Grades improving despite weak test scores "... The transcript study shows high school students are earning more credits, taking more challenging courses and getting higher grade-point averages than in the past. In 2005, high school graduates had an overall grade-point average just shy of 3.0 -- or about a B. That has gone up from a grade-point average of about 2.7 in 1990. It is unclear whether student performance has improved or whether grade inflation or something else might be responsible, the report said. ..." I don't know. What do you think?